“It’s been wild going from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows,” the Dancing With the Stars judge shared in the video. “But I have to say, throughout this experience this woman has been unbelievable and her perseverance and her acceptance of the whole situation, her strength, it’s been remarkable to witness firsthand. She really is a miracle and it’s been miraculous and it’s still a journey.”
Thanking their supporters during this difficult chapter, Derek added, “I’m just so thankful for everybody and this woman for being unbelievable and impressing me each day.”
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